The Final Paper provides the opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to research and apply the concepts covered throughout the course. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, and must be written in proper English. You must cite and reference your work in APA format. Using hardcopy or online research articles from professional journals dated within the past 5 years, you are required to include a minimum of five (5) research articles to complete this assignment. You may use the Library Services link located on your home page.
Do not use the course texts for this assignment. This is a research based final paper
Your paper must be 8-10 pages in length PLUS a title and reference page
You may choose any topic within the domain of this course which most fascinates or interests you; but keep in mind that the topic MUST be justified by your understanding of families and addiction.
Integrate a discussion of how you see your research findings as significant to family addiction counseling. Illustrate an understanding by giving original examples that support your research.
Describe family and addiction assessment approaches
Examine the various family roles from the perspective of the whole family
Analyze integrated models for addiction and family therapy
Explore the impact of addiction on families
Distinguish core ethical dilemmas
Recognize multicultural factors
Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology